MTN Ghana contracted Ericsson to deploy an LTE network in the region around the country's capital Accra-- a move the infrastructure vendor said would cover some 16 million subscribers.
IHS Technology said the global carrier WiFi equipment market amounted to $713 million (€624 million) in 2015.
Qualcomm got what it asked for: permission to continue LTE-U product development testing with T-Mobile at several locations, including where T-Mobile is based in Bellevue, Washington.
Sprint's latest small cell is actually a next-generation femtocell targeted at small and medium-sized businesses rather than the residential customers that traditionally represent the femtocell market.
Sprint's plans to conduct 5G demos with Nokia and Ericsson during the COPA America soccer tournament next month didn't come to any surprise to analysts. After all, all the other major U.S. operators are conducting 5G tests, so why wouldn't Sprint?
A sizeable amount of high-band spectrum currently in the FCC's hands is increasingly catching the attention of carriers like AT&T and Verizon, who have lofty 5G ambitions. Where is that spectrum available?
FairPoint is moving ahead with its CAF-II planning and buildout schedule, but it will take time to actually see how the program will impact the provider's broadband subscriber base.
BT provided more clarity on the cost of EE's plan to cover 95 per cent of the UK's landmass with 4G by 2020, saying that it would spend a total of £6 billion (€7.6 billion/$8.7 billion) in the first phase of a plan to extend fibre and 4G coverage beyond 95 per cent of the country by 2020.
NASA says that for the first time, it has demonstrated that a wireless communication system can transmit aviation data-- including route options and weather information-- to an airplane on the ground.
CenturyLink will need to continue to expanding its fiber networks to serve a mix of residential and business customers as it faces growing threats from upstart providers like Google Fiber and cable operators like Comcast and Charter Communications building out into new areas.